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Carpet Technology

What is Carpet Technology all about?

  • Carpet coverings are also an art form that helps to design and highlight the best rug for floors. The rug is a textile floor covering and is used for various purposes where it can be used in floor coverings.

  • Carpet technology helps you study carpet art and other carpet technology-related programs.

Course description

  • BTech in Carpet and Textile Technology (4-year program)

  • 10+2 pass candidates who have opted for science can apply for this course. 

  • Employment opportunities for textile engineers are available in the textile and fashion industry. 

How to get admission in a Carpet Technology program?

  • To pursue an Undergraduate (UG) engineering degree, you should have passed 10+2 in science stream (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) from a recognized board.

  • To get into top engineering colleges offering Carpet technology programs, you need to appear for JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) and full the required eligibility criteria (performance in the class 12/equivalent qualifying Examination and the Joint Entrance Examination).

  • Independent entrance tests for Carpet technology programs are also held by the various state, central, and private universities which mostly require 50% as the prerequisite to appear for the test.

(Minimum percentage vary in case of reserved and girl candidates and as per college requirement.)

What is the Scope of Carpet Technology?

  • They study both chemical and physical principles from engineering and scientific methodologies, these principles are implemented for the processing and production of fabrics and fibres.

  • Graduates work in research and development, manufacturing and merchandising. It involves process engineering, technical sales, quality control, production control and corporate management.

What are the Top colleges offering this course?

  • Indian Institute of Carpet Technology

  • Gautam Buddh Technical University

  • Govt. College of Engineering & Textile Technology

  • Uttar Pradesh Textile Technology Institute (UPTTI)

  • Anna University

Who are the major recruiters?

  • Raymond 

  • Bombay Dyeing 

  • Mysore Silk 

  • JCT Limited 

  • Lakshmi Mills 

  • Reliance Textiles

  • Trident

  • Vardhman

  • Nahar Group & Threads India


  • Jaipur Rugs

  • Tulsiram Rugs

  • Agni Carpets

  • ABC Carpets

  • Chinar Carpets & Welspun.

  • Fabindia 

How much can you earn?

  • Avg. Salary in India - Rs 396,635

  • Avg. Entry-level Salary (less than 1 year) - Rs 312,529

  • Avg. Early Career Salary (1-4 years) - Rs 344,216

  • Mid Career Salary (5-9 years) - Rs 472,860

  • Experienced Salary (10-19 years) - Rs 600,000

Textile designer salary (Source: Payscale) per annum

How to prepare and what are the study material and books available?

  • Mock tests available online

  • NCERT syllabus of class 11th and 12th

  • Study material available by prestigious institutes

  • Consult your seniors (who have already given such exams) for guidance

  • Previous year question papers

Some popular books are O.P. Tandon for Physical Chemistry, P.Bahadur (G.R.Bathla & Sons) for Numerical chemistry. Concept of Physics by HC Verma (Vol 1, Vol 2); Problems In General Physics by IE Irodov. IIT Mathematics, M.L. Khanna; Trigonometry, S L Loney; Calculus & Analytic Geometry, Thomas & Finney

Interesting Facts

Bhadohi district of Uttar Pradesh state is also known as ' Carpet City.'